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JCCC Cavaliers face Mott Community College in NJCAA tourney

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JCCC Cavaliers face Mott Community College in NJCAA tourney
JCCC Cavaliers face Mott Community College in NJCAA tourney

The Johnson County Community College men's basketball team prepares for NJCAA Tournament.

FASHION!BASKETBALL IS STILLHAPPENING AS IT TURNSOUT.AT THE JUCO LEVELTHEY'VE GOT A NATIONALTOURNAMENT TO SETTLE.MCKENZIE NELSON IS WITHONE OF THE TEAMS IN IT...IT"S BEEN A LONG, BUTGREAT SEASON FOR THEJOHNSON COUNTY MEN"SBASKETBALL TEAM.RAND CHAPPELL - MEN"SBASKETBALL COACH, JCCC17:55:43SThey got here in August, andwedidn"t play any games untilJanuary and we"ve been off andon a few times with COVID, butyouknow we started playing somegoodbasketball once we got going iMarch and we won 13 games in arow.THE CAVALIERS TIED FOR THEREGULAR SEASONCHAMPIONSHIP AND THEN WONTHE REGION LAST WEEK.NOW, THEY"RE PREPARINGFOR THE NJCAA TOURNAMENT.JAYCSON BEREAL - FORWARD,JCCC MEN"S BASKETBALL18:01:59SWe see banners in here, wereally want to put one up and Ithinkthat"s pretty much all thereis toit.2009 WAS THE LAST TIME ACHAMPIONSHIP BANNER WENTUP.THE PHRASE OFFENSE WINSGAMES, DEFENSE WINSCHAMPIONSHIPS COULD APPLYHERE.THE CAVS LEAD THE NATION INFIELD GOAL PERCENTAGEDEFENSE.JALAND WHITEHEAD - FORWARD,JCCC MEN"S BASKETBAL18:02:39SI mean, we"re having agreatseason, we"re taking care ofbusiness, everybody comes infocused and ready to play.THEY"RE SOLID ON OFFENSETOO.WITH THE COACH AND A FEWPLAYERS IN THEIR FIRSTSEASON WITH THE CAVS, GOALSWERE SET EARLY ON " ANDTHE TEAM IS EXECUTING.DESI WILLIAMS - GUARD, JCCCMEN"S BASKETBALL18:06:25SHe came in and he set goalsand said he wanted to win aNationalChampionship and we stand behindhim on that.THE CAVS WILL TIP-OFF AGAINSTMOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE ONTUESDAY - THE SAME SCHOOLTHEY BEAT IN 2001 FOR THENATIONAL TITLE.MCKENZIE NELSON, 41 ACTIONNEWS.SO THE MEN'S TEAM IS OFFTO THE NATIONALTOURNAMENT.THE WOMEN'S TEAMLEARNED IT GOT A BID TOTHE NATIONAL TOURNEYAS WELL.AND CAVALIER BASEBALLIS RANKED #6 IN THENATI

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